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a look as the shuttle make its 12-mile trip from los angeles to its new home at the california science center. stephanie stanton talked to the experts about how they're going to move the giant shuttle through the streets of los angeles. >> reporter: the shuttle "endeavour" departed l.a.x. on its 200,000-pound transport vehicle and began rolling around 2:00 a.m. >> 80 wheels, and each wheel can move independently, but they're all computer controlled. >> reporter: spectators lined the streets for a chance to witness history. >> it's just the american dream. it's an american icon. it's an american hero. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: after 25 missions and millions of miles in space, "endeavour" will soon call the california science center home. captain mark kelly served as commander of "endeavour's" final space mission and said fans will get an extra treat when visiting the shuttle. >> they'll try to display it in the vertical with an external tank and rocket boosters like it's on the launchpad. >> reporter: but the "endeavour" must make the painstaking 12-mile journey to downtown l.a. dubb
, everybody, at 4:30. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. a school in california is wrestling with a medical and ethical dilemma. coleman started a new school in palo alto, and settling in when administrators told his family he would have to transfer to a different school three miles away. coleman is a nonsymptomatic carrier of the gene for cystic fibros fibrosis. it's not contagious. but cf patients can pose dangers to each other through coughing or close contact. even near carriers of the gene can be dangerous for someone with the disease. the school system allows one patient per school and coleman's school had one student with cf before he arrived. >> coleman has attended two other schools with cf children. it's never been an issue, ever. >> in general, we would prefer that there not be more than one cystic fibrosis patient in a school. >> coleman's parents are challenging the school system in court next week. in the meantime, he's being home schooled. the average life expectancy for cystic fibrosis patients is 37 years. >>> let's get the latest word on the weather. big cha
california refinery and a power outage at the exxon mobile plant in torrance have slowed production in the state. tonight the torrance refinery tells us operations will return to normal. >> it will help supply a lot. so, we think the high prices will start to calm down as we get through the to the weekend inand into next week. >> reporter: according to aaa, drivers are paying an extra 53 cents more per gallon than the rest of the country. and those 53 cents can add up. let's say on average the l.a. commuter drives about 300 miles a week. and your car gets about 20 miles a gallon. that means you're paying an extra $32 a month. >> be able to come to costco and get more groceries and, you know, $32 adds up. >> the national average for gas is about $3.79 a gallon. the highest ever for this time of year. the especially high prices are unique to california because the state's strict pollution standards require a special gasoline blend. also, the available inventory of gas is at a ten-year low in the golden state. >>> right now, a gallon of regular in washington is $3.91. higher than the n
to california. >>> the death toll continues to climb from a meningitis outbreak. the cdc said there are 105 confirmed cases of meningitis. eight people are dead, two of those happened in maryland and virginia. the outbreak was linked to steroid shots sold by a pharmacy in massachusetts. >>> on wall street, traders ended a three-day winning streak, the dow dropping 26 points, the nasdaq down about 23, and the s&p 500 was off five points. some say fear about corporate earnings sparked the sell-off. >>> fall weather, cool weather, a taste of winter today. let's get another check on our weather with chief meteorologist doug kammerer. >> this is one of the reasons why, you can see the cloud cover, the showers streaming across parts of the region, too. we are going to continue to see the cold air. we're also going to see more in the waive of shower activity. it will be on the light side. the umbrellas will be needed. very cool conditions. look at the temperatures. only 41 in elkins, west virginia. many areas in the upper 30s. hot springs, virginia, 36 degrees right now. 45 at hagerstown. 48 in pi
. he later tweeted he was on the set of his show and that he's doing just fine. >>> in california, making a false call to 911 can lead to jail time and fines. >>> we started out with a muggy morning. but it got a little better. >> veronica? >> that it did. now we're clearing out across the area. we've got a partly sunny sky. east of i-95, areas west, mostly clear. so it's looking brighter. and finally here at the end of the week, some great weather will be awaiting us. temperatures throughout the area, 77 degrees up to the north. in rockville, maryland. 76 degrees over in fairfax county there. and 77 in camp springs. fort belvoir coming in at 79. and here's a look at your forecast through the morning for rockville, maryland. there we're going to have just a few clouds that will hang out until about 10:00 or 11:00 p.m. temperature drops from 78 to 75 degrees. and by tomorrow morning, sunshine. it's going to be a really nice day from beginning to end tomorrow. and then the part that we don't like. the fact that we're going to see a transition this weekend. saturday not too bad. but
football game. take a look at this video. a california parent posted online of a coach charging and then tackling a rival coach. right in front of their 13-year-old players. things got out of control, as you see people try to step in, causing even more fights. no word on why one coach went after the other. >> not very good sports. >>> a missouri mother is furious after witnesses claim they saw school officials restrain her son with duct tape. the little boy is 5. and he has special needs. a police report claims the boy was tied up by the principal, and the school bus driver two weeks ago after he got upset on the bus. a parent of one of his school mates is disturbed by the allegations. >> i think there ought to be criminal charges involved. not only on the school bus driver, but possibly the school. they covered this up for at least a week. >> the sheriff's office and school district are investigating. the school superintendent said he's expecting the staff to appropriately supervise students at all times. >>> much more ahead on news4 at 4:00 this afternoon. how an unusual alleg
on the "tonight show" in california, a late night rally in nevada. an air force one red eye to florida for tomorrow's swing state push. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> the iteam has discovered a mistake that led the state board of elections to send out thousands of duplicacoming up t some are finding multiple ballots in the mailbox and whether you need to worry about voter fraud. tisha thompson is investigating the ballot problems for us. >>> a developing story this afternoon. the tunisian government said it has arrested a man reportedly linked to the u.s. consulate attack in libya last month. a government official said the 28-year-old is in custody now. right now the u.s. state department is not commenting about the arrest. earlier this month, two other tunisian men were arrested in turkey. ambassador christopher stevens and three others died in the embassy attack september 11th. >>> a former employee is suspected of opening fire inside a mega church. one person was killed. it happened here this morning at the world changer's church international. police are searching now for 52-year
in manhattan last month when she and a california man filed harassment charges against each other. more of the media attention that always seems to follow lindsay lohan. in north long island, greg sergol, news4. >>> in charlotte, north carolina, you can see a man walking across the street get hit. by an suv. the impact throws him about ten feet into the air. the driver seems to pause for a few moments, and then leaves the scene. incredibly the pedestrian was not seriously injured. and was able to make it to his home about three blocks away. >>> we're learning more today about the doping allegations that resulted in a lifetime cycling ban for lance armstrong. the u.s. anti-doping agency says 11 former teammates testified against armstrong, and it calls his doping program the most sophisticated cycling has ever seen. investigators plan to release more than 1,000 pages of evidence today. armstrong has denied the allegations. he says promises were made to his teammates in exchange for testimony against him. >>> actor and former nfl player alex karas died today in los angeles. he was a defen
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